falce

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin falx, falcem.

NounEdit

falce f ‎(plural falci)

  1. scythe (larger tool than sickle); sickle (smaller tool than scythe)
  2. crescent (of moon - planet)

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LatinEdit

NounEdit

falce

  1. ablative singular of falx

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin falx, falcem ("sickle"). Cf. Medieval Latin falcata. See also the related form falcă ‎(jaw), which underwent further semantic evolution from the original etymology of "sickle" in Latin.

NounEdit

falce f ‎(plural fălci)

  1. old unit of measurement (used in Moldova) in agriculture equivalent to about half a hectare, or an area of land that size

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